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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1233403.015 - Viafield Co-Op

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 1233403.015Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 05/17/2017

Viafield Co-Op
154 West Madison
Winthrop, IA 50682
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 424910/Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 135 4th Street North, Maynard, IA 50655

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/17/2017
Emphasis: S:GrainClose Case:07/24/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $4,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,000
Current Penalty $4,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100272 E01 II 06/09/2017 07/27/2017 $4,000 $4,000 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 95643.015Event: 05/16/2017Employee Is Engulfed By Soybeans And Is Killed
At 1:00 p.m. on May 16, 2017, an employee was blending soy beans from one silo to another. Afterwards, the employee cleared a jam in a grain shoot generated by the soy beans, resulting in him being engulfed and killed by the soy beans.
Keywords: silo, grain, soybeans, agriculture, agriculture machinery/vehicle
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1233403.015 Fatality Asphyxia Not Applicable

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